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 Earliest Gillespies to the USA

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Mayflower Descendants 1620 Massachusetts

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1820 This fourth census was conducted on August 7th, showing a population of 9,638,453, of which 1,538,022 were slaves. There were a total of 291 Gillespie households: Delaware (1), District of Columbia (2), Georgia (1), Illinois (3), Indiana (10), Kentucky (24), Louisiana (2), Maine (1), Maryland (16), Mississippi (5), New York (46), North Carolina (22), Ohio (32), Pennsylvania (45), South Carolina (17), Tennessee (20), Vermont (1), Virginia (43), Additional variant spellings of Gillespie included: Gillesberg, Gillaspey, Gillispia, Gellespsey.

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